(1895 - 1992)
Dorothy Milne Rising was active/lived in Washington. Dorothy Rising is known for painter, instructor, teacher, writer.
Biography Dorothy Rising
One of Seattle's most accomplished artist's, Dorothy Rising had a
career that spanned over eight decades. She was born in
Tacoma and attended the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn and also studied
with Henry G. Keller at the Cleveland Art Institute. Keller and
his students favored watercolor and other water- based mediums, which
likely had a lasting influence on Rising. She also studied at the
University of Washington where she received her B.F.A. and M.F.A.
Rising's interest in Modernism stemmed from her studies with Keller who
had exhibited at the Armory Show in 1913. This approach was
reinforced at the University of Washington working under Walter Isaacs
and Ambrose Patterson, both of whom had inter
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